Mineral County Resources

Lori Thibodeau-Seay, Executive Director

Western MT Area VI Agency on Aging, Inc.

110 Main St Ste 5 Polson, MT 59860

406-872-2277 Direct Line 406-883-7284 or 1-800-266-4188

LoriT@area6aging.org


INFORMATION & REFERRAL

 Information & Assistance Technician/SHIP (State Health Insurance Program) Counselor for Medicare & Medicaid.

Direct Line 800-266-4188, or 406-883-7284

Michael Rich, Mineral County Information & Assistance Technician/SHIP

Direct Line: 406-872-2288 1-800-266-4188, 406-833-0946, or 406-883-7284 

Michaelr@area6aging.org 


LONG TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN

Julie White, Local Long-Term Ombudsman, Hot Springs

406-212-7071 cell or 406-741-3647

Juliew@area6aging.org

 

Lynda Mergenthaler – Long-Term Care Ombudsman

406-830-4060 or 406-883-7284

lyndam@area6aging.org


Resource and Emergency Outreach Coordinator

Kim Leibenguth, Resource and Emergency Outreach Coordinator: 

406-833-0945 or 800-551-3191

KimL@area6aging.org

 

Montana State Long-Term Care Ombudsman

Carmen Sciabica406-444-3285

Carmen.Sciabica@mt.gov 


VETERANS DIRECTED CARE

Emilianne Lansdown, Service Coordinator

 406-872-2279 Direct Line 406-883-7284   emiliannel@area6aging.org


TRANSPORTATION

Mineral County Pioneer Council, Lyn Helmgaard call for schedule 406-327-8707

DAV/Disabled American Veterans, Mary Jo Berry 822-4800, 822-2213, or 406-883-7284

Road to Recovery (Cancer patients in treatment may find help here) 877-227-2345

HEALTH SERVICES (Hospitals & Clinics)

Mineral Community Hospital – Laurel Chambers, Administrator 822-4841 or 800-654-9173

Mineral Community Medical Clinic 406-822-4803

Partnership Health Center 822-4278

Veterans’ – Preventing Substance Among Veterans’

https://www.addicted.org/supe/preventing-substance-use-among-veterans

Preventing Substance Use Among Veterans

HOME HEALTH/HOSPICE

Addus, Plains 888-233-8746 or 406-541-7063

Partners in Home Care/Home Health/Case Management/Hospice 888-729-8848 or 728-8848

Alzheimer’s and Dementia information website:  https://dphhs.mt.gov/publichealth/diseasesconditions/alzheimersanddementia

Open Caregiving – Hospice

https://www.opencaregiving.com/glossary

https://www.opencaregiving.com/hospice

HOMEMAKER & PERSONAL CARE SERVICES

Addus-Medicaid, Insurance & Private Pay (Personal Care Assistance) 406-293-9651

Benefis Spectrum Medical, Inc, (Home & Community Based) 752-0580

Partners in Home Care, Case Management & Personal Care Attendants 888-729-8848 or728-8848

Full Life Agency – Medicaid, Insurance & Private Pay (Personal Care Assistance)293-9651

Home Care Services – Medicaid, Insurance & Private Pay (Personal Care Assistance) 543-1184

Superior Senior Center-Homemaker Services-call for information 822-3334

Alberton Senior Center-Home Chore Services- Patty Saylor Tues & Thurs 722-3372

Personal Touch Home Care, Kalispell 1-800-344-5979 or 758-5422

Mesothelioma Hope Paige Baker – Advocacy Associate (855) 722-2974 https://www.mesotheliomahope.com/resources/caregivers/

Mesothelioma Lawyer Center, Jillian Miller – Outreach Coordinator  @ jmiller@cancer-outreach.com

1-800-793-4540    MesotheliomaLawyerCenter.org 

Providing visitors with comprehensive mesothelioma cancer information, we also help asbestos victims recover money for medical treatment and other expenses.

MINERAL COUNTY SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS/NUTRITIONAL MEALS (including home del.)

Alberton Senior Center, 701 Railroad Ave. 59820 – Tues. & Thurs Noon lunch 722-3372

Home Delivered Meals, Mary Jo Berry  406-822-2213

Resources things to do

https://www.cablecompare.com/blog/things-to-do-instead-watching-tv

St. Regis Senior Center, 209 Lobo Loop 59866 – Thurs. Noon, 4th Monday 6:00 pm 649-2499

Superior Senior Center, 611 5th St. Superior, 59872 – Every Wed at 4:30 822-3334

SENIOR FOOD DISTRIBUTION (Food Pantries)

Alberton Community Pantry, Back Door to Frenchtown Fire Station, 2nd and 4th Wed. 214-0353

Commodity Supplemental Food Program

CONTACT: Program Manager, Matilda Sink P.O. Box 10 St. Regis, Mt

406-214-0353 or 406-529-6547

Email: sinkmatilda@gmail.com

DELIVERIES To:

St. Regis Community Center, 39 Lobo Loop St. Regis, Mt

Superior Food Bank – Mgr. Marlene Adair – Fri.10:00 to Noon and 1:00-3:00 pm 822-1950

LEGAL SERVICES

Montana Legal Services – Missoula 800-666-6899 or 543-8343

Senior Long Term Legal Services Developer, Katy Lovell, Helena 800-332-2272 or444-7783

ADULT DAY CARE/RESPITE CARE

Mountain View Village – Contact person – Denise Lommen 800-654-9173 or 822-3719

Mineral Community Hospital 800-654-9173 or 822-4841

CASE MANAGEMENT

Benefis Spectrum Medical, Inc, (Medicaid Waiver)406-752-0580

NURSING HOME CARE

Mineral Community Hospital – Laurel Chambers, Administrator 822-4841 or 800-654-9173

LICENSED PERSONAL CARE/ASSISTED LIVING & ADULT DAY CARE

Mountain View Village – 131– 6th Ave E, Superior, Robin McDermott 800-654-9173 or822-3719

PUBLIC HEALTH

Grants for Seniors

Resource to guide Seniors and retirees

https://grantsforseniors.org/

Mineral County Health Dept. WIC, 406-822-3564

Public Health Nurse Jean Donovan, Barb Jasper, Amy Hengel 

MENTAL HEALTH/SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Alcohol Rehab Guide 

Caitlin Tribit, Community Outreach Specialist 800-586-9670

https://www.alcoholrehabguide.org/treatment/medicare/ 

https://www.alcoholrehabguide.org/

Choices for Change Counseling-Nancy Smith MSW, LCSW, LAC, GAL 406-822-5422

Mineral County Chemical Dependency Program – Nancy Smith 406-822-5422

Mental Health Emergencies (after hours) 406-542-1411

Support for overcoming substance misuse.

Top Rehab Centers

https://startyourrecovery.org/treatment/rehab-centers/montana

Start your Recovery

https://startyourrecovery.org/

Western Montana Addiction Services/Turning Point 406-532-9800

Western Montana Mental Health—Superior office 532-9150

SENIOR CITIZEN & COMMUNITY SUBSIDIZED HOUSING

Emergency Housing to help Seniors Montana- Samantha Carter, Senior Care Advocate samantha@payingforseniorcare.com

www.payingforseniorcare.com

https://www.caring.com/senior-living/assisted-living/montana

Senior Housing Contact – Rose Morrow, Human Resource Development Council 822-4251

Edna Courts, Superior 822-5030

Riverside Apartments, Superior 822-5030

Eagle Apartments, Superior 822-5030

LEIAP – Human Resource Development Council 406-728-3710

SOCIAL & HUMAN SERVICES

AARP Consumer Affairs Division (Complaints or questions re: telemarketing) 444-9405

Adult Protective Service Agents for Seniors at Risk – intake line 1 (844) 277-9300

Alcoholics Anonymous (find a meeting in your area) 866-972-0134

Alzheimer’s (National) Information & Referral 800-272-3900

American Cancer Society 800-422-6237

Brain Injury Association of Montana 406-541-6442

Citizen’s Advocate in Helena (same as the Better Business Bureau) 406-444-3468

Compulsive Gamblers (National) Information & Referral 800-900-9979

Death/Dying Compassionate Friends (Last Monday of the month) – Charles Renner 406-777-7339

300 E Main, Missoula, MT – Michele Valentio 406-721-3764

Discount Clothing/Secondhand Store (April 1st to Dec 24th) Woman in Timber on

Iron Mountain Rd. – Mrs. Ireland 406-822-4294

(Tue. 10:00-2:00 p.m. Fri. 10:00-2:00 p.m. – Odd Fellows Building) JoAnn Merseal 406-822-3180

Elder Abuse – Contact Rena Ayres, Adult Protective Services 406-329-1308

Heart Association 406-273-8023

Human Resource Development Council-LIEAP-Fuel Assistance, Weatherization 406-822-4251

Human Resource (glasses, recycling) Gary Chambers, Box 670, Superior, Mt 406-822-4050

Lion’s Club (eyeglasses, recycling) Gary Chambers, Box 670, Superior 822-4050

Medic Alert/Phillips Lifeline 800-451-0525

Medicare Extra Help Program:

Low-Income Subsidy — Medicare Extra Help Program | Medicare Plans

Medicare and Medicaid Guide for Low-Income

Medicare and Medicaid Guide for Low-Income Recipients | Medicare Plans

Medicare and Social Security:

How Do I Talk To a Real Person at the Social Security Office? | Medicare Plans

Medicare Information – Local number 1-800-633-4227 or 406-883-7284

Medicare Information – National number 800-633-4227

Medicaid – Understanding the eligibility requirements to apply for Medicaid Long Term Care in Montana

Montana Medicaid Long Term Care Programs

Mineral County Helpline/Domestic Violence 866-794-2100 or 406-822-4202

Office of Public Assistance 406-293-3791

Montana Board of Housing 800-841-2840

MT Dept. of Commerce, Reverse Annuity Mortgage 800-761-6264

Montana Fair Housing Authority 406-542-2611 or 800-929-2611

Montana Legal Services Association, Missoula 800-666-6899

Montech (Technology related assistive program for those with disabilities) 406-243-5751

Social Security – Missoula office 1-866-931-9029

Social Security – National Toll-Free Line – 7 am to 7 pm 800-772-1213

State Insurance Commissioner for Montana residents 800-332-6148

Summit Independent Living Center (Advocates for people with disabilities) Missoula 406-728-1630

Veterans Administration – general information 800-827-1000 or 442-6410

Veterans Affairs, 2501 Reserve St., Missoula 406-542-2501

Veterans Self-Directed Care   406-883-7284

Veterans’ Guide to Vocational Schools and Apprenticeship Programs

A guide helps veterans learn about the benefits of non-traditional post-secondary education and other important details about vocational and apprenticeship programs, such as eligibility, costs, and transitioning to working civilian.
Click Here:  https://www.intelligent.com/veterans-guide-to-vocational-and-apprenticeship-programs/

SENIOR EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMS AND RESOURCES

https://www.resumebuilder.com/senior-employment-programs-and-resources/